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The Avalanche need a new approach

What on earth has happened to the Colorado Avalanche? A few weeks ago, I wrote about a team that looked reinvigorated. At that time, the Avs were streaking in a positive direction, eventually going on to record a point in 14 of 18 contests during a month-long stretch from Dec. 11 to Jan. 17. Unfortunately as we sit here today, that column may have had more truth to it than just Colorado’s...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Add Joe Sacco to Assistant Coach Role

Well the Bruins may not be too busy singing players to improve their roster at least they are trying to improve their coaching staff.
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Sacco: ‘It’s An Exciting Time To Be Part Of The Bruins Organization’

Joe Sacco is coming home to Boston, and he’s looking forward to being part of the Bruins’ future success as an assistant coach on Claude Julien’s staff. “Well, it’s obviously an exciting time to be part of the Bruins organization right now and the success that they’ve had in the past number of years,” Sacco said during a conference call Thursday, a few hours after the...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins hire Joe Sacco as Assistant Coach

Joe Sacco during his time as the Head Coach of the Avalanche (USATSI)There's one less void in the Boston Bruins organization to worry about. The Bruins announced today that their new Assistant Coach is Medford, MA native, Joe Sacco.Sacco has coaching experience at both the AHL and NHL levels, beginning in 2004 as the Assistant Coach of the Lowell Lock Monsters. He then became the...
Via BruinsLife
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Hire BU Alum Joe Sacco As Assistant Coach

The Boston Bruins announced the hiring of Joe Sacco as assistant coach on Thursday. Sacco will replace former B’s assistant Geoff Ward, who will coach in Germany next season. The Medford, Mass., native played college hockey at Boston University before enjoying a 13-year NHL career with five different teams. His most recent coaching job was with the Buffalo Sabres as an assistant...
Via NESN.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Giguere’s playing days appear finished

It would appear that Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere is ready to call it quits, according to a conversation he had with Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports. While he was open about the thought having crossed his mind as Colorado’s incredible turnaround season began its final descent into the postseason, Giguere gave little indication as to which direction he was leaning...
Via Mile High Sports
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

One year in and Roy has Avalanche on right track

It was nearly a year ago that the Colorado Avalanche franchise made perhaps the biggest change of the last decide, bringing in former legend Patrick Roy to coach the bottom-feeding organization. A perennial loser, the Avs were at the tail end of a front office makeover that saw Eric and Pierre Lacroix exit in favor of Josh Kroenke, Joe Sakic, and Roy. The only certainty at the time...
Via Mile High Sports
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota vs. Colorado: What We Should Expect

Minnesota and Colorado have been division rivals since Minnesota has come into the league in 2000, so I guess you could say that these two teams are familiar with each other.Up until the last couple of seasons, Minnesota has never really had any superstars on their roster, unlike the usual star studded Avalanche of the late 90's and early 2000's. However, the Avalanche recently have...
Via Goon's World
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Don’t Sleep on the Colorado Avalanche

Patrick Roy has the Colorado Avalanche heating up for a Stanley Cup run (via weei) After their 4-0 pummeling of the St. Louis Blues, the top team in the Western Conference, the young Colorado Avalanche team should not be left out of consideration for making a deep (and somewhat surprising) playoff run. The win is all the more important, as the Avs crushed the powerhouse Blues without...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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